Kerala reported the highest single day recoveries of 4,476 COVID-19 patients on Saturday, and 7,834 fresh cases.
The death toll climbed to 813 with 22 more fatalities.
“Samples of 4,476 people returned negative today, the highest recoveries on a single day so far,” Health minister K K Shailaja said in a press release.
In the last 24 hours, 54,563 samples have been sent for testing.
On Friday, the State’s COVID-19 count had crossed the 9,000-mark for the first time. – PTI